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Compositions Memoir

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“Sequence, symmetry & simplicity”–my composer’s motto, 1996. 15 years later, inspiration strikes and the same schemes still seem sparkly.

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Canon on Six Notes

Musical symmetry in the eponymous string quartet I wrote for my grandmother Madra, who would’ve been 105 this year:

a”/d’     d”/f’     f”/c’     c”/g’     g”/e’     e”/a’

(1998)

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Compositions Memoir

Canon on Four Notes

This is as close to a personal musical symbol as I get:

c’/f    f’/d    d’/g    g’/c

(1994)